Education

Study materials may be purchased from WSU Extension Publishing and Printing Office at 800-723-1763, 509-335-2857 or http://pep.wsu.edu/studymaterials.html or by contacting your local Extension office.

For exam requirement assistance and current fees: call WSDA toll free at 1-877-301-4555 or WSU at 509-335-2830.

Publication Title
Material #
Price
 
Exam Type
License Fees as of 1/1/09
Private Applicator
MISC0126
$16.50
  Private Applicator $33.00
Limited Private Applicator MISC0547E Free Online Only   Limited Private App $33.00/5 yrs.
Rancher Private Applicator MISC0547E Free Online Only   Rancher Private App $100.00/5 yrs.
Spanish Private Applicator
MISC0126S
$16.50
  Public Operator $33.00
Laws & Safety/Dealer
MISC0056
$13.50
  Public Consultant $33.00
Turf & Ornamental Weed
MISC0170
$11.50
  Private Commercial App $33.00
Spanish Laws & Weeds
MISC0492S
$20.00
  Dealer Manager $33.00
Agricultural Weed
MISC0167

$11.50

  Structural Pest Inspector $60.00
Rights-of-Way Weed
MISC0185
$11.50
  Commercial Applicator $215.00
Insect & Disease Control
MISC0175
$11.50
  Commercial Operator $67.00
Aquatic Pest Control
MISC0134
$9.00
  Commercial Consultant $60.00
Public Health Pest Control
MISC0151
$9.00
     
Structural Pest Inspector
MISC0562
$32.00
     
Pest Management Pro (PCO)
MISC0096
$19.00
     
Limited Private Applicator and Rancher Private Applicator supplement, print from http://pep.wsu.edu/PAweed.html

WSU Extension Douglas County and Washington State Department of Agriculture are offering tests for private applicators at the Extension Office in Waterville. Test are unscheduled, and offered Monday- Friday with testing starting at 8:30 a.m.and again at 1:30 p.m. In addition to the License Fee there is an unscheduled exam fee of $10. Payment should be made by check or money order made payable to WSDA. The use of a calculator is allowed during the exam.

Individuals wishing to take the test are asked to contact the Extension Office ahead of time to ensure a proctor is available. WSU Douglas County Extension can be reached at (509) 745-8531.

Limited Private, Rancher Private and Private Applicator are the only tests administered at WSU Douglas County Extension office. 

Limited Private Applicator

This license allows the holder to supervise & apply restricted use herbicides on non-production agricultural land that includes pastures, rangeland, fence rows & areas around farm buildings for weed control only.

Rancher Private Applicator

This license allows the use and supervision of restricted use herbicides and rodenticides on non-production agricultural land, and on production agriculture land where grain and hay are grown for personal use. (Up to 10% may be sold and only within the county of production.

Private Applicator

This license is for use of all restricted use Pesticides for agriculture purposes of all kind.

 

Helpful Websites:
WSU Extension Urban IPM and Pesticide Safety Education
WSDA Licensing & Education